Trumpet

Audition Information

Undergraduate Students

http://www.wiu.edu/cofac/music/undergrad_audition_info.php


Graduate Students

Graduate trumpet audition requirements

  1. Representative literature displaying skills and background in a variety of periods and styles. A possible collection could include a movement of a baroque work on the piccolo trumpet (Torelli, Handel, etc.), a movement of a classical concerto (Haydn, Hummel) and a movement of a 19th or 20th century concerto, sonata or solo work. (Arutunian, Stevens, Enesco, etc.)
  2. Standard orchestral excerpts or jazz improvisation as it aligns with applicant’s strengths. (Moussorgsky – Pictures Promenade, Respighi Pines offstage, etc. Aebersold track or Band in a Box track)

For graduate assistantship – reading with the faculty brass quintet

Direct questions to:

Dr. Bruce Briney, BC-Briney@wiu.edu web: www.wiu.edu/cofac/trumpet

For more information about the trumpet assistantship requirements and availability, click here.